Sastraposhini is a programme envisaged by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) for strengthening science education in schools of Kerala. Under the programme, model science laboratories are established in selected Government high schools of the State to provide a better learning environment. The programme was launched by KSCSTE in association with the Department of Education, Government of Kerala in the year 2003. So far, KSCSTE has successfully established more than 200 science laboratories throughout Kerala. Presently, KSCSTE has decided to implement the scheme only in government high schools of Kerala.

Applications invited for Sastraposhini scheme ( Last Date : 12.08.2022, 05.00 p.m.)

Proposals in the prescribed format is generally invited in the month of July every year through advertisement in KSCSTE website and dailies.

  • A total of Rs.8 lakhs is spent to establish Sastraposhini laboratories (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in one school with a fair share from KSCSTE.
  • Training will be provided to selected teachers from Sastraposhini schools by eminent scholars/ academicians from different disciplines.
  • Only government high schools in the State with sufficient facility (three rooms to establish Physics, Chemistry, Biology laboratories), qualified faculty in science are eligible.

Scientist-in-charge (Sastraposhini Scheme)
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment,
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 4
Tel No. 0471-2548250

  1. New Applicants

II. Documents to be submitted

  • On Tentative sanction of Project


  • On completion of project

Project Completion Certificate
Certificate stating the receipt of all laboratory items as per the list sanctioned by KSCSTE 
Statement of Expenditure & Utilization Certificate
Copies of photographs of each laboratory (interior and exterior including name boards)